How to Invest in Gold in Singapore

This article explores how to invest in gold in Singapore. In investing, a financial asset refers specifically to an asset that has been securitized. “Securitization is the process of taking an illiquid asset, or group of assets, and through financial engineering, transforming them into a security.” A financial asset is a non-physical or intangible asset. The value […]

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How to Invest in REITs in Singapore

This article explores how to invest in REITs in Singapore. Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) can be loosely described as a mutual fund that invests in income generating real estate assets such as shopping malls, offices, hotels or serviced apartments. Assets of REITs are professionally managed and REITs are required to distribute at least 90% […]

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Investments to Avoid for New Investors in Singapore

In this article, instead of exploring financial assets to invest in, we discuss which investments to avoid for new investors in Singapore. These investments to avoid also apply to savvy passive investors. Investment-Linked Insurance Policies (ILPs) The most basic financial assets include cash, stocks and bonds. Financial instruments can be thought of as packages of individual […]

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Step 5: Investing with the Supplementary Retirement Scheme (SRS) in Singapore

In this article, we explore investing with the Supplementary Retirement Scheme (SRS) in Singapore. Except being an initiative by the Singapore government, the Supplementary Retirement Scheme (SRS) has nothing to with your CPF savings. It is a voluntary savings account that you can contribute to. While many websites and bloggers compare them together, the CPF and […]

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